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July 24, 2014

Steve Watts broke his neck and injured his spinal cord and may never regain movement of his lower body.

The tribe was promised regional exclusivity in exchange for sharing revenues with the state.

The tribe launched the site last week and appears to be accepting money bets.

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee heard from both sides of the issue at a lengthy oversight hearing on Indian gaming.

The proposal ends revenue sharing, lowers the gambling age to 18 and authorizes liquor on the gaming floor.

July 23, 2014

The hearing focused on federal oversight, tribal benefits and a controversial off-reservation casino in Arizona.

The tribe wants to build a $600 million commercial casino at the site of a former resort.

The tribe is adding a parking garage, spa and an event space to the facility.

The chairman of the National Indian Gaming Association will be inducted at a ceremony in September.

The Unite Here union will represent about half of the workforce at the facility.

The Bureau of Indian Affairs approved an amendment to the tribe's existing agreement.

Chaudhuri is a member of the Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma

July 22, 2014

The committee hasn't paid much attention to the $28 billion tribal casino industry during so far.

The figure represents just a 0.5 percent gain in revenues from 2012.

Tribal leaders say gaming revenues will benefit housing, health care and other programs.

Arizona newspaper says decision to place Tohono O'odham Nation off-reservation casino site in trust won't have a nationwide impact as critics have claimed.

The tribe has indicated it will submit a new land-into-trust application for the gaming site.

The tribe found out about the rocker's racist attitudes and views.

July 21, 2014

The Catawba Nation saw large crowds at its new bingo facility in South Carolina.

The tribe can submit another land-into-trust application for the site in Kansas.

Iowa newspaper urges Meskwaki Tribe to find some 'middle ground' in dispute over old dog racing track.

The traditional chief of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts is worried what gaming might do to his people.

Newspaper says Florida shouldn't authorize an expansion of gaming.

July 18, 2014

The tribe is leasing the restricted allotment from a Cherokee family.

WUWM talks to one of the Oneida Nation women featured in The Bingo Queens of Oneida: How Two Moms Started Tribal Gaming in Wisconsin.

The facility offers up to 1,300 seats and jackpots up to $100,000.

Gov. Gregory Mendoza of the Gila River Indian Community accuses the Tohono O'odham Nation of exploiting casino loopholes.

July 17, 2014

State claims that tribal casino sites were not validly placed in trust.

The tribe says the Supreme Court decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community puts an end to Oklahoma's case.

The national director of Stop Predatory Gambling is trying to stir up local opposition.

Tribal executive says initial polling shows support for electronic betting on historical horse races.

July 16, 2014

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation saw a 13.1 percent drop while the Mohegan Tribe saw a 10.3 percent drop.

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